MOTORCYCLE NEWS Harley-Davidson First Quarter Financial Results

Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) first-quarter 2013 diluted earnings per share increased 33.8% on higher motorcycle shipments and continued improvement in operating efficiencies, compared to the year-ago period. First-quarter net income was $224.1 million on consolidated revenue of $1.57 billion, compared to net income of $172.0 million in the year-ago period on consolidated revenue of $1.43 billion. First-quarter 2013 diluted earnings per share were $0.99, compared $0.74 in the year-ago quarter.

Indian Motorcycle Rally In May

In 10 years, the annual “Indian Rally on Indian Point” (IRIP), has become the largest Indian Motorcycle centered, motorcycle rally in the nation. Indians lead the way at this rally but all makes and models of bikes are welcome. As usual, the 10th edition will be situated in the Ozark hills on Indian Point Branson, Missouri.

Harley News: More young riders, women, minorities choosing Harley-Davidson

In 2012, for the fifth straight year, Harley-Davidson was the No. 1 seller of new street motorcycles (all engine sizes) in the United States to young adults ages 18 to 34, women, African-Americans and Hispanics, as well as Caucasian men ages 35 and over, according to Polk data cited by The Motor Co.


Rock n’ Roll Hall-of-Famer Aerosmith and superstar Toby Keith will join Kid Rock as headline performers for Harley-Davidson’s 110th Anniversary Celebration in Milwaukee over Labor Day weekend.

Second 2013 American Iron Magazine Kickstart Classic Motorcycle Ride in New England

Good news for all of us who like in the northeast part of the US. We at [URL=””]American Iron Magazine[/URL] have just announced a second Kickstart Classic ride September 27 & 28.

Join Us On May 2013 Kickstart Classic Motorcycle Ride & Riding Into History

First off, we’d like to thank Spectro Oils and GEICO for sponsoring the Kickstart Classic May 2013 event, which is now in its third year. This ride is from Charleston, SC to St. Augustine, FL. Secondly, we’d like to remind everyone that this event is open to all make, models and years of motorcycle. Motorcycles with kickers ride up front and electric start only motorcycles ride in the back to pick up any parts that fall off the old ones up front.

GEICO To Sponsor Honor Ride To Milwaukee For Harley’s 110th Anniversary

The staff of American Iron Magazine is hard at work putting together the details for an organized ride to Milwaukee for Harley’s 110th anniversary celebration in September, 2013. At this time it looks likely there will be an East and West ride that meet somewhere in the heartland and then roll into Milwaukee.

The All New Indian Motorcycle Thunder Stroke 111 Engine

Indian Motorcycle, the first American motorcycle company, announced the details of the all new Thunder Stroke 111™ engine that will power the model year 2014 Indian Motorcycle. The new engine was publicly unveiled to a gathering of press and motorcycling fans on Saturday, March 9 at Daytona Bike Week. This marks yet another critical milestone […]

The New Harley-Davidson Breakout, Aggressive Styling & Gritty Attitude

The 2013 Harley-Davidson® Breakout® motorcycle is an urban prowler, a bike ready for a midnight ramble to the roadhouse or a rib joint rendezvous with the crew. Green light? Crack the throttle to deliver a muscular dose of American V-Twin torque and etch the asphalt with a fat rear tire. The Breakout will be long […]

Motorcycle News: Steve Veltri Back In The (Mustang) Saddle

Long-time motorcycle industry sales and marketing exec Steve Veltri is back in the saddle again, signing on with Mustang Motorcycle Products, LLC after a brief stint in the wholesale irrigation business. V-Twin dealers will recognize Steve from his time as the VP of Sales & Marketing for Custom Chrome for more than a decade, and it is this experience that makes him an ideal fit for Mustang. Veltri becomes Mustang’s Director of Sales, effective immediately.